On Human Relationship
TeachersTSUMURA KentaStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 1 2nd semest [General Basic Subjects]
CategoryGeneral Basic Subjects
Elective, CreditsElective 2credit
 Syllabus Number0G101

Course Description

 The aim of this course is to create foundation of smooth communication and human relationships through learning communication theory and the way to understand human relations.
 This course overviews the essence and structure of communication and theories of verbal and non-verbal communication, especially in Japanese language.

Course Objectives

1. To be able to see daily relationships objectively from the perspective of communication theory
2. Improve communication skills through learning communication theory

Grading Policy

Your overall grade in this class will be decided based on the following:
 - short paper (each class): 90%
 - short paper (term-end): 10%

Textbook and Reference

滝浦真人・大橋理枝 (2015)放送大学教育振興会 (ISBN: 978-4595315435)
References『コミュニケーション力』齋藤孝 (2004)岩波書店 (ISBN: 978-4004309154)


 For the first class, recall your past troubles in interpersonal relationships or communications, and write them down in your note.
 After each class, review the class and summarize your achievement in learning portfolio. Read over the returned learning portfolio and relate your learning to everyday life or your human relations.


 This course uses LMS.


1structure and essence of communication
2communication in Japanese language
3verbal and non-verval communication
4greetings and communication
5human relations and diction
6request and inducement
7gratitude, apology and compliment
8human relations and communication
10speech communication
11figure of speech
12Japanese onomatopoeia
13communication in public space
14cross-cultural communication
15changes of communication in Japanese language